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You’ve probably seen it, drifting gently on the breeze: COVID trash. There’s the PPE, abandoned, maybe because people were worried about bringing it home and putting it in their … more
Our most traditional and taken-for-granted events are up in the air this year, stolen by COVID-19—the ultimate wrench in the works, in more ways than one. The speculation started back in … more
Letters to the editor July 16 to 22 more
I have never experienced a Memorial Day like this year’s. There are flags at half staff for the fallen soldiers of innumerable wars and for more than 100,000 fallen U.S. citizens and 350,000 … more
BETHEL, NY – Lake Superior State Park in Bethel, operated by Sullivan County, will temporarily close for the July 4 weekend, starting the evening of Thursday, July 2 and running through the morning of Monday, July 6. more
NEW YORK — It wasn’t one particular incident that drove New York City-based artist Bernard Solco to think hard about leaving the city for the country. It was changes piling on and … more
HONESDALE, PA — When the Wayne County Emergency Food Relief Fund completed its final distribution day in May, Tannis Kowalchuk wasn’t ready to stop. The local government’s goal with … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The county revenue figures at the Sullivan County town hall on June 15 town were sobering. A potential state aid cut of 20 percent or more. Sales tax receipts down. Other … more
To wear or not to wear a mask is the question. With it, we weigh whether we approve or disapprove of some outside authority telling us what to do. With it, we weigh our sense of whether we are … more
 Staying sober while quarantined isn’t easy, but Sullivan County has people to help  SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Lockdown has been a challenge for all of us, but for people in … more
Our seas and rivers look clearer; our air feels fresher, quieter; our streets and roadways are abandoned. Panic shopping for household supplies has passed, only to be replaced by lines of mothers and … more
UPDATE: June 16 from Director of Communications Dan Hust via email: "As there has been some confusion, please note that yesterday's Public Health Advisory referred ONLY to Broadway Barber Shop at 456 Broadway in Monticello. The business known as The Barbershop located at 462 Broadway in Monticello is unrelated to this advisory. more
Do any of us know what lies ahead? Is it really possible to predict the future? Some say “yes,” but me? Well, I can’t even tell you what I’ll have for dinner tonight, much … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA —  With all Pennsylvania counties now in the yellow or green phase of reopening in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday that Wayne County will … more
I have loads of tote bags. I have them at home, at my country home, in my office at school and I keep some in the back of my car. On occasion, I use them to carry shopping bags. They are nice and … more
HONESDALE, PA — At a June 2 meeting of the Wayne County Cooperative Agricultural Society Directors and Associate Directors, it was decided to cancel the 2020 Wayne County Fair, joining many … more
For the first time in my 13 years on the Sullivan West School Board, I felt compelled to vote in opposition to the resolution adopting the 2020-21 school budget. In the past, there were individual … more
NATIONWIDE — Canadian scientists at the University of Lethbridge have produced a study that shows that some strains of cannabis can reduce the amount of the COVID-19 virus that enters a human … more
I despise wagon wheel pasta and have no idea why children are drawn to it. Ziti, as opposed to penne, isn’t for me, either—no ridges to hold the sauce. And traditional elbow macaroni … more
Our country is adrift with no rudder. You would hope that our leader would be the one guiding us through these rough waters, but as you can readily see, that is not happening. It is being left up to … more
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